• Short Summary

    ARAB TRADERS IN THE EASTERN PART OF JERUSALEM CLOSED THEIR SHOPS TODAY (THURSDAY) IN RESPONSE TO A GENERAL STRIKE CALL IN PROTEST AGAINST LAST SUNDAY'S RIOTS.

  • Description

    1.
    LV PAN ARABS WALKING
    0.05

    2.
    LV CLOSED SHOP
    0.08

    3.
    TRAVEL SHOT PAST CLOSED SHOPS
    0.15

    4.
    SV ARAB RUB PASSES POLICE JEEP
    0.18

    5.
    SV JEEP
    0.23

    6.
    LV & SV ARABS WALKING
    0.29

    7.
    SV PAN ARAB BUSES (2 SHOTS)
    0.38

    8.
    SCU TROOPS IN JEEP
    0.40

    9.
    LV SECURITY PATROL
    0.45

    10.
    GV PAN CLOSED SHOPS IN THE OLD CITY
    0.51

    11.
    SV ARAB PASSING CLOSED SHOPS
    0.56

    12.
    SV POLICE PAN TO OLD MAN LEANING AGAINST WALL
    1.00

    13.
    SV PAN DAMASCUS GATE SQUARE
    1.11



    Initials JP/VS/PW/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ARAB TRADERS IN THE EASTERN PART OF JERUSALEM CLOSED THEIR SHOPS TODAY (THURSDAY) IN RESPONSE TO A GENERAL STRIKE CALL IN PROTEST AGAINST LAST SUNDAY'S RIOTS. BUT PUBLIC TRANSPORT, INCLUDING ARAB BUSES AND TAXIS, APPEARED TO BE FUNCTIONING NORMALLY.

    A PROTEST DEMONSTRATION CALLED TO START FROM HEROD'S GATE FAILED TO MATERIALIZE. THERE WERE AND INCIDENTS IN THE CITY, WHICH HAS PATROLLED BY POLICE. ARMED SENTRIES WERE POSTED AT KEY POINTS. SUNDAY NIGHT'S RIOTS BEGAN AFTER A SERIES OF GRENADE EXPLOSIONS IN THE JEWISH PART OF THE CITY. GANGS OF JEWISH YOUTHS IN RETALIATION WENT INTO ARAB QUARTERS, BEATING UP PEOPLE AND BREAKING SHOP WINDOWS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADSWKPNS0UD5PFHRJRIR9DV7R4
    Media URN:
    VLVADSWKPNS0UD5PFHRJRIR9DV7R4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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